Sheridan College

Sheridan, WY 82801
Write a Review

Sheridan College is one of the seven public 2-year colleges in Wyoming. The campus is located in Sheridan town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,133 students attend the school. Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Northern Wyoming Community College District's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,256, and fees were $864. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,768 and $864 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students4,133
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

The Sheridan College Nursing program offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree with an optional Practical Nursing Track after one year. The program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

The ADN program combines theoretical in classroom instruction and clinical practice. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Students must complete both the classroom and clinical components for students to go on to the next level on the program as indentified by the sequential course order.

Non nursing requirements must be completed before or concurrently with identified nursing courses. Students are expected to maintain a C grade or higher on all nursing and science courses.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Complete Application for General Admission
  • Application for admission to the Nursing program
  • Official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Official transcripts for all college level coursework
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher for all pre-requisite courses
  • Completion of English and Math requirements
  • TEAS V (Minimum Adjusted Score of 58.7%)

The nursing program only accepts a limited number of students into the program. An applicant is conditionally accepted into the program on the basis of the total points earned according to the criteria above.

The program requires a criminal background check, health check including required immunizations CPR certification (Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers), drug screen and liability insurance before full admission is awarded.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 48
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 7 52

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 275 miles radius of Sheridan College

Northwest College
89 miles away
Miles Community College
125 miles away
Casper College
137 miles away
Central Wyoming College
141 miles away
Western Dakota Technical Institute
191 miles away
Western Wyoming Community College
248 miles away
Western Nebraska Community College
259 miles away
College of Eastern Idaho
265 miles away
Aaniiih Nakoda College
271 miles away
Helena College - University of Montana
275 miles away
No suggested school


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
09/01/1989 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$94/credit
In State Students$94/credit
Out of State Students$282/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,230 $4,230 $12,690
ADN 70 $6,580 $6,580 $19,740
BSN 125 $11,750 $11,750 $35,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of Sheridan College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 31% $4,253
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,000
State Grant & Scholarships 47% $2,122
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 57% $4,013
Federal Student Loans 26% $4,344
Private Loans 1% $6,047


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,804
$30,001 to $48,000$7,885
$48,001 to $75,000$10,430
$75,001 to $110,000$11,914
Over $110,000$12,020

Calculate your net price

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Race/ethnicity unknown

Reviews (0)

If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.

Overall Rating
Value for Money
You can leave a review using your real name or an alias.
If you want us to contact you when your review receives a comment, leave an email address here. Your email will not be published.
Enter the name of the degree program you are attended at this school.
Minimum 100 characters. Tell others about your experience. What did you like about this school?

Your review will be reviewed and published if approved. Review guideline.

Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wyoming state board of nursing.
Sheridan College
3059 S Coffeen Ave
Sheridan, WY 82801

Find nursing programs near you